Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: latest trailer reveals new Pokémon, new activities, and more

The Pokémon Company have revealed the latest trailer for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, which comes out next month worldwide. It’s a massive, 14 minute-long trailer that shows quite a lot of the game, including new Pokémon, new features like Picnics, and more.

Here’s the trailer:

Let’s start with one of the new Pokémon found in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: Farigiraf!

  • Category: Long Neck Pokémon
  • Type: Normal/Psychic
  • Height: 10’6″ (3.2 m)
  • Weight: 352.7 lbs. (160 kg)
  • Ability: Cud Chew / Armor Tail

As a result of its Evolution, the head of its main body and the head from its tail have become one. Both of Farigiraf’s brains are connected through thick nerves, increasing its psychic energy, and it can emit psychic waves from the antennae on its head. Farigiraf is always mindful of its surroundings, and while it can detect danger in an instant, there are times when its body cannot react as fast as its two brains can think.

Farigiraf’s Ability, Cud Chew, is a new Ability appearing for the first time in these titles. When a Pokémon with Cud Chew eats a Berry, it will eat it one more time at the end of the next turn. Armor Tail is another new Ability appearing for the first time in these titles. It makes opposing Pokémon unable to use priority moves.

Next, we have details about the new activities:


Players can have picnics almost anywhere when out exploring the region’s vast wildernesses, along with being able to change the designs of the tablecloth, cups, water bottles, and other picnic items to create an arrangement of their liking. When Pokémon eat sandwiches, not only will their HP be restored, but the meal may impart some effects that will come in handy on adventures!

All kinds of sandwiches can be made at a picnic! Before beginning, players can choose which fillings and condiments they’ll want to use, as well as a sandwich pick that’ll help hold it all together. Once ready, players will need to arrange the ingredients on the bread, stacking them carefully. If not balanced properly, it might accidentally cause the ingredients to topple over or fall off the bread entirely.

Players can also enjoy picnics with friends while playing together through the Union Circle. They just need to simply approach another player’s picnic while playing together with friends to join.

Washing your Pokémon

In these titles, when a Pokémon walks alongside the player or battles, it can get grimy and dirty. By washing Pokémon at a picnic, not only will they get clean, but their HP will be restored and their bond with their Trainer will become stronger.

Finally, a new feature is introduced: the TM Machine!

A Technical Machine (or TM for short) is a tool that allows Pokémon to learn new moves. In these titles, there is a piece of equipment installed at every Pokémon Center called a TM Machine, which allows Trainers to make their own TMs. TMs can be made using League Points (LP for short) and materials dropped by wild Pokémon after battle. LP can be obtained as players advance the story or by trading in materials from Pokémon.

The selection of TMs available to make grows as players continue their adventure. A single TM can only be used once, but with enough LP and the right materials from Pokémon, players can make as many as they’d like.

Here’s tons of pictures to go with the latest trailer and details:

But that’s not all! Last week, a brand new Pokémon was revealed: Wiglett!

Here’s a short trailer introducing this new Pokémon:

And here’s some details and pictures for this new Pokémon:

  • Category: Garden Eel Pokémon
  • Type: Water
  • Height: 3’11” (1.2 m)
  • Weight: 4 lbs. (1.8 kg)
  • Ability: Gooey / Rattled

Boasting an exceptional sense of smell, Wiglett is able to pick up scents from over 60 feet away. It has a skittish disposition and is constantly cautious of its surroundings. When it notices the scent of other Pokémon, Wiglett burrows into the sand to conceal itself.

Wiglett pokes a part of its body out of the sand to feed in the ocean. It’s still unclear what the rest of its body hidden in the sand is like or how long it might be. It’s said that Wiglett’s resemblance to Diglett might be a mere coincidence—a result of its adaptation to its environment.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet (Switch) comes out on November 18th worldwide.

Source: The Pokémon Company PR / The Pokémon Company PR


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